HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

THE THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE

REGULAR SESSION OF 2020

 

COMMITTEE ON CONSUMER PROTECTION & COMMERCE

Rep. Roy M. Takumi, Chair

Rep. Linda Ichiyama, Vice Chair

 

Rep. Henry J.C. Aquino

Rep. Sam Satoru Kong

Rep. Della Au Belatti

Rep. John M. Mizuno

Rep. Rida Cabanilla Arakawa

Rep. Richard H.K. Onishi

Rep. Romy M. Cachola

Rep. Lauren Matsumoto

Rep. Sharon E. Har

 

 

CORRECTED AMENDED NOTICE OF HEARING

 

The hearing has been changed from room 320 to conference room 329

 

DATE:

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

TIME:

2:00 pm

PLACE:

Conference Room 320 329

State Capitol

415 South Beretania Street

 

C O R R E C T E D A M E N D E D A G E N D A

 

The following measure(s) has been DELETED from the agenda: HB2162

 

 

HB 1608, HD1

(HSCR26-20)

Status

RELATING TO PRESCRIPTION DRUGS.

Authorizes the Department of Health to implement a program for wholesale importation of prescription drugs. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

HLT, CPC, FIN

HB 1644

Status

RELATING TO THE CONVEYANCE TAX.

Requires that the certificate of conveyance filed with the director of taxation include the names and addresses of limited liability company officers, directors, and members or managers.

 

CPC, FIN

HB 1860, HD1

(HSCR6-20)

Status

RELATING TO WATER POLLUTION.

Adds the chemicals homosalate, octocrylene, and octisalate to the sale and distribution sunscreen ban beginning on 1/1/2021. Allows the Department of Health to adopt rules to add additional harmful chemicals to the sale and distribution ban. Effective 7/1/50. (HD1)

 

EEP, CPC, FIN

HB 1864, HD1

(HSCR7-20)

Status

RELATING TO RENEWABLE ENERGY.

Amends the definition of renewable portfolio standard to be a percentage of electrical energy generation, rather than sales. Amends the renewable portfolio standard interim goals for 2030 and 2040 to accelerate the adoption of renewable energy. Effective 7/1/2050. (HD1)

 

EEP, CPC, FIN

HB 2102

Status

RELATING TO HEMP PRODUCTS.

Requires labels on hemp products. Prohibits unwarranted health-related statements about hemp products. Establishes standards for hemp food product manufacturers. Establishes that a product shall not be considered adulterated or misbranded solely by the inclusion of hemp. Clarifies that a licensed medical cannabis dispensary is not prohibited from manufacturing, distributing, or selling products that contain hemp, or cannabinoids, extracts, or derivatives from hemp.

 

CPC, FIN

HB 2162

Status

RELATING TO TOWING.

Clarifies meaning of existing statute relating to towing of abandoned vehicles by adding definitions; requires tow and storage companies to accept credit cards; includes penalties consistent with unfair practices per Section , Hawaii Revised Statutes.

 

CPC, JUD, FIN

HB 2202

Status

RELATING TO CEMETERIES.

Allows any cemetery authority to be exempted from licensing, bonding, and fee requirements when selling or offering use of its property or portion thereof for the inurnment of cremated remains of its members, adherents, and their families.

 

CPC, FIN

 

 

DECISION MAKING TO FOLLOW

 

The following measure(s) were previously heard on January 30, 2020 at 2:00 pm. No public testimony will be accepted.

 

HB 2320

Status

RELATING TO INSURANCE.

Amends various portions of Hawaii Revised Statutes title 24 to update and improve existing Insurance Code provisions.

 

CPC, FIN

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Persons wishing to offer comments should submit testimony at least 24 hours prior to the hearing. Testimony should indicate:

    Testifier's name with position/title and organization;

    The Committee(s) to which the comments are directed;

    The date and time of the hearing; and

    Measure number.

 

While every effort will be made to incorporate all testimony received, materials received on the day of the hearing or improperly identified or directed, may be distributed to the Committee after the hearing.

 

Submit testimony in ONE of the following ways:

PAPER: 3 copies (including an original) to Room 426 in the State Capitol;

FAX: For testimony less than 5 pages in length, transmit to 808-586-6221 (Oahu) or 1-800-535-3859 (for Neighbor Islander without a computer to submit testimony through e-mail or the Web); or

WEB: For testimony less than 20MB in size, transmit from http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/submittestimony.aspx.

 

Testimony submitted will be placed on the legislative website. This public posting of testimony on the website should be considered when including personal information in your testimony.

 

If you require special assistance or auxiliary aids and/or services to participate in the House public hearing process (i.e., sign or foreign language interpreter or wheelchair accessibility), please contact the Committee Clerk at 586-6170 or email your request for an interpreter to HouseInterpreter@Capitol.hawaii.gov at least 24 hours prior to the hearing for arrangements. Prompt requests submitted help to ensure the availability of qualified individuals and appropriate accommodations.

 

 

 

 

 

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Rep. Roy M. Takumi

Chair